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  SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT e5 + ONLINE




ISBN 9780538478977

Author/Module Code: GIDO

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Teach your students everything they need to know to work successfully in today’s exciting project management environment with Gido/Clements’ SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 5E. This best-selling text details how to organize as well as how to manage effective project teams, from planning and scheduling to cost management.

Revised chapters now closely align with the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) framework and approach to ensure your students are learning today’s best practices. Coverage of the latest business developments and challenges acquaint students with issues such as project constraints, stakeholder issues, the project charter, how projects relate to an organization’s strategic plan, and more.

Your students learn the keys to effective communication both within and outside of a team. A wealth of new and revised intriguing cases inspire discussion and debate, while new real world vignettes give students first-hand insights into how to apply project management in the workplace. Other learning features and a variety of end-of-chapter practice and Internet exercises reinforce concepts critical to project management success.

Your students also gain experience working with the latest version of today’s most popular project management software -- Microsoft® Project 2010. A trial version of this software accompanies each new text with corresponding examples and exercises throughout this edition. A new CourseMate website features tutorials on Microsoft® Project 2010 as well as a complete, interactive eBook version of this edition and numerous teaching and learning tools. This leading SUCCESSFUL PROJECT MANAGEMENT, 5E and its accompanying, comprehensive instructor support package provide all you and your students need to effectively manage projects in business today.

Table of Contents

1. Project Management Concepts.

Part I: INITATING A PROJECT.
2. Identifying and Selecting Projects.
3. Developing Project Proposals.

Part II: PLANNING, PERFORMING, AND CONTROLLING THE PROJECT.
4. Defining Scope, Quality, Responsibility, and Activity Sequence.
5. Developing the Schedule.
6. Resource Utilization.
7. Determining Costs, Budget and Earned Value.
8. Managing Risk.
9. Closing the Project.

Part III: PEOPLE: THE KEY TO PROJECT SUCCESS.
10. The Project Manager.
11. The Project Team.
12. Project Communication and Documentation.
13. Project Management Organizational Structures.

Appendix A: Project Management Software.
Appendix B: Project Management Associations Around the Globe.
Appendix C: Project Management Websites.
Appendix D: Acronyms.
References.
Reinforce Your Learning Answers.
Glossary.
Index.


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